Jack Ronald “Boo” Causby, 74, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away Friday morning, March 24, 2023 at Rose Hill Retirement Community where he had resided for the last several years.
A native of Marion, he was born January 9, 1949 to the late Jack Causby and Pauline Krause Causby.
Boo was a veteran of the United States Army. He was employed at Air Preheater for many years. He later worked in the maintenance department with McDowell County Schools, and he served the families of McDowell County for a number of years at Westmoreland Funeral Home. Boo attended New Horizon Baptist Fellowship and thoroughly enjoyed worshipping there. He was an avid fan of UNC Tarheel basketball, and he will be remembered for his ability to joke and make others laugh.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Causby; and his sisters, Jean Causby Eller and Doris Causby McCurry.
He is survived by two stepsons, Rusty Gragg (Kristen) and Chris Gragg; five grandchildren, Jared, Trenton, Kirstyn, Jaden, and Witten; his nieces, Jennifer McCurry Young and Nicole Eller Biggs; and his special caretaker at Rose Hill, Megan Burrows.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Pastor Steve Bugenhagen officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.